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From the monthly archives: March, 2013

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Encountering Easter in daily life

April 1, 2013
GLEN ARGAN
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

We have celebrated Christ's passion, death and resurrection. Quite often, our liturgical celebrations – if we have celebrated the whole journey of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil – have left us with a spiritual high.

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Weary Cree trek concerns to Ottawa

April 1, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Walkers who joined a trek begun by members of the Northern Quebec Cree Whapmagoostui First Nation arrived in Ottawa March 25 in support of the Idle No More movement.

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CIDA move triggers trade vs. aid conflict, unease

April 1, 2013
MICHAEL SWAN
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – Development and Peace has expressed concern over the federal government's decision to merge the Canadian International Development Agency into a new Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

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Interfaith friendship reminds humanity God exists – Francis

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

April 1, 2013
CINDY WOODEN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

For the good of all people, the care of the poor and the future of the Earth, religions must cooperate in reminding modern men and women that God exists and has a plan for their lives and their behaviour, Pope Francis said.

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Canadians in Rome

April 1, 2013

Pope Francis greets Canada's Gov. Gen. David Lloyd Johnston and his wife, Sharon, in St. Peter's Basilica

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Heal abortion's wounds, don't judge

Vicki Thorn

April 1, 2013
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Those who experience spiritual healing after abortion become the biggest advocates for life, says Project Rachel founder Vicki Thorn.

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Making CIDA a tool of self-interest shames Canada

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April 1, 2013

One key test of any nation's spiritual and moral well-being is what it does for the poor of other nations. A nation that focuses on itself and its own interests is spiritually impoverished no matter how much material wealth it accumulates.

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Jesus' resurrection reveals a redeeming, not rescuing God

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

April 1, 2013

Before you get serious about Jesus, first consider how good you are going to look on wood.

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Astounded disciples witness forgiveness

Ralph Himsl

April 1, 2013
Second Sunday in Easter
April 7, 2013

Surprisingly, the concluding verse of the Gospel reading for today contains an apology of sorts, "Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book."

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Spring offers bounty of opportunities to create a new life

Lasha Morningstar

April 1, 2013

The kiss of spring wafts by a rosy cheek. A glance at the mounds of snow makes a soul wonder how one is thinking about warmth and a new season although March 20 – the official start of that blessed season – has come and gone.

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